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Installation

Supported Versions Planary supports Autodesk® AutoCAD® versions 2018-2023 Installation The installation process is the same as any software windows installation. 1. Make sure AutoCAD is closed. 2. Double click on the installer file. 3. Click next in the welcome screen.…

Save, Open and Export Project

You may save your Planary project at anytime to avoid losing your work. Save Project Go to ‘File’ → ‘Save’ and select a location from the windows browser. Open Project 1. Go to ‘File’ → ‘Open’ and select a location…

Project Preferences

The project preferences allows you to change color for usages, efficiency, average unit size and more. You can reach the preferences through the Menu bar → ‘Options’ → ‘Preferences’. In the project preferences, you can customize the project parameters:  A.…

Site Analysis

The Analysis Dashboard: The analysis dashboard allows you to track the site and building statistics in real time. TFA  – (Total Floor Area) – The total floor area within the building, measured to the external face of the external walls. GFA…

Plan Your Site

Add A Site 1. Right-click on the browser window and click ‘Add Site’. 2. Pick a filled region from the Revit view 3. The filled region is linked to Planary as a ‘New Site’. You can edit the filled region…

Get Started

Sketch Your Site Using a Filled Region Open a view in Revit. Click Annotate tab > Detail panel > Filled Region. Draw a site or sites using the Filled Region tool. Launch Planary Click Add-Ins tab >AgileForm panel > Planary.…

Installation

Supported Versions Planary supports Autodesk® Revit® versions 2017-2023 Installation The installation process is the same as any software windows installation. 1. Make sure Revit is closed. 2. Double click on the installer file. 3. Click next in the welcome screen.…

Troubleshooting

Shadow Colour is straightforward and very precise. However, if you find some artifacts in your results, please check the following list: Any mass floors, mass roofs, or mass walls should be invisible in the view. While sometimes it is inevitable,…

Shadow Colour Interface

In this article we will summarize and overview Shadow Colour interface. A. Help menu, contains links to helpful articles and videos on how to use shadow colour.B. Export a high-quality image.C. Change elements(layers) order using the arrows.D. Save, load, or…

Export Images and GIFs

There are multiple ways to export your shadow study.The simplest way is to export an image of the view with coloured shadows. To export a single image, go to ‘File’ → ‘Export’ → ‘Single Image’ You may export multiple images…